Program

Program

The timetable below is the preliminary schedule.  The schedule is subject to change.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:
*We are still adjusting some speakers’ presentation times and some of them are not included in the timetable.

Harald Groeger (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Magali Remaud-Simeon (INSA Toulouse, France)
Sophie Barbe (Toulouse Biotechnology Institute, Bio & Chemical Engineering, France)
James Morrison (GlaxoSmithKline, USA)
Todd Hyster (Cornell University, USA)
Jian-he Xu (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
Paola Laurino (Okinawa Inst. of Sci. & Tech. Graduate Univ., Japan)

Friday, September 30

[JSEE]: Recommended by Japanese Society of Enzyme Engineering
[SBCJ]: Recommended by The Society of Biocatalysis Japan

9:30-9:35Opening Ceremony
9:35-10:00Keynote Speech 1
KS 01
Yasuhisa Asano (Toyama Prefectural University, Japan)
10:00-11:40
Oral Session 1
OS1-01
Hiroshi Kanzaki (Okayama University, Japan) [SBCJ]
Microbial conversion process of an olive leaf extract to produce a novel antioxidative compound B-olivol® as a cosmetic
OS1-02
Ryotaro Hara (Kyoto University, Japan) [JSEE]
Identification and characterization of microbial proline hydroxylases for regio- and stereo-selective synthesis of hydroxyproline isomers
OS1-03
Yoshihiko Hirose (Enzyme Techno, Japan) [SBCJ]
Application of hydratases for the enzymatic production of hydroxy-functionalized molecules
OS1-04
Kenji Oki (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan) [JSEE]
Biological Production of Methacrylate Esters
11:40-12:30Lunch Break
12:30-13:30Poster Session (Odd Number)
13:30-14:20Oral Session 2
OS2-01
Toshiaki Fukui (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) [JSEE]
Metabolic engineering for microbial synthesis of biodegradable polyesters from various carbon sources
OS2-02
Tohru Dairi (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Conversion of DHA synthase to EPA synthase based on the control mechanism of carbon chain length
14:20-14:40Break
14:40-15:30Oral Session 3
OS3-01
Shogo Nakano (University of Shizuoka, Japan)
Development of genetic algorithm-based consensus protein design method to generate highly functional enzymes
OS3-02
Ryota Mizushima (Kyoto University, Japan)
Machine Learning-based Enzyme Function Classifier Enables Prediction of Novel PETases
15:30-16:00Break
16:00-18:05Invited Lecture 1
IL1-01
Magali Remaud-Simeon (INSA Toulouse, France)
Increasing the chemical space of glycopolymers and glyconjugates with natural and engineered catalysts
IL1-02
Sophie Barbe (Toulouse Biotechnology Institute, Bio & Chemical Engineering, France)
TBA
IL1-03-05
TBA

Saturday, October 1

9:30-9:55Keynote Speech 2
KS 2
Harald Groeger (Bielefeld University, Germany)
Novel synthetic pathways to industrial chemicals by combining chemo-and biocatalysis
9:55-11:10
Invited Lecture 2
IL2-01
Todd Hyster (Cornell University, USA)
Photoenzymatic Catalysis – Using Light to Reveal New Enzyme Functions
IL2-02
Jian-he Xu (East China University of Science and Technology, China)
Mining and engineering of enzymes as tools for synthesis of functional molecules
IL2-03
Paola Laurino (Okinawa Inst. of Sci. & Tech. Graduate Univ., Japan)
Insertions and Deletions (InDels): Hopeful monster for protein engineering?
11:10-12:10Poster Session
12:10-13:00Lunch
13:00-14:35Oral Session 4
OS4-01
Kengo Kasama (University of Toyama, Japan) [SBCJ]
Lipase-catalyzed enantioselective synthesis of C1-symmetric axially chiral heterocyclic biaryls
OS4-02
Richiro Ushimaru (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Stereodivergent cyclopropanation catalyzed by nonheme iron enzymes
OS4-03
Takuto Kumano (University of Tsukuba, Japan) [JSEE]
Screening and identification of enzymes involved in a cleavage of the C-C bond in C-glycoside catabolism
OS4-04
Haruyuki Atomi (Kyoto University, Japan)
Lipoyl-protein biosynthesis in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis
14:35-14:50Break
14:50-16:25Oral Session 5
OS5-01
Maika Yamashita (Keio University, Japan) [SBCJ]
Encapsulation of hydrophobic photocatalyst in protein nanocage TIP60
OS5-02
Kazunori Yoshida (Amano Enzyme Inc. Japan) [SBCJ]
Creation of useful industrial lipase through protein engineering
OS5-03
Shunsuke Kato (Osaka University, Japan)
Evolutionary Engineering of a Cp*Rh(III)-linked Artificial Metalloenzyme for Isoquinoline synthesis via C(sp2)‒H Bond Activation
OS5-04
Yuan-E Lee (University of Toyama, Japan)
Dual engineering of olivetolic acid cyclase and tetraketide synthase to generate longer alkyl-chain olivetolic acid analogs
16:25Closing Remarks & Poster Award